Four players were sent back down to their junior teams: 2023 seventh-round picks Antoine Keller and Brett Hyland, 2022 fifth-round pick Jake Karabela and 2023 fourth-round pick Patrick Thomas. Karabela played in yesterday’s preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres.
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Meanwhile, eight players were sent back down to the Hershey Bears to participate in their training camp. The five forwards that have been cut are Mike Vecchione, Matthew Strome, Garrett Roe, Jimmy Huntington and Julian Napravnik. The three defensemen that have been cut are Michael Kim, 2017 sixth-round pick Benton Maass and Colin Swoyer.
Washington resumes its training camp tomorrow and preseason picks back up on Thursday, Sept. 28 against the Detroit Red Wings.
By Jacob Cheris